2016-2017 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
Writers at Rutgers | Ocean Vuong
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 08:00pm
Where: Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room
Category: 2016-2017 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
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Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). A 2016 Whiting Award winner and Ruth Lilly fellow, he has received honors from The Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, Narrative magazine, and a Pushcart Prize. His writings have been featured in the Kenyon Review, GRANTA, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Poetry, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in New York City.